A loan of $4,700 helped a member to purchase natural products to sell.

Las Comadres (Cuenca) Group's story

The credit group Las Comadres consists of 12 members who are all friendly and hardworking. They work in different activities with the same goal to improve the economy of their homes to raise their families. They live in different places in the city of Cuenca, a city known for its beautiful rivers, its natural beauty, the customs and traditions of its people, and its great variety of cuisine.

One of the members of this group is Yanneth. She is 35 years old and lives with her partner. They have 3 children aged 16, 14, and 7 years old. Her oldest two children are studying in school and her youngest child goes to school in the city. Her husband serves as a security guard. They do not own their own home, they are renting.

Yanneth has worked as a private employee for 4 years. In her free time, she sells natural products. The loan will be invested in buying natural products. Her goal is to grow the business and provide a better future for her children.

In this group: Yanneth Dolores, Gladys Lorena, Yadira Catuska, María*, Melba Lorena, Flor Elvira, Allison Samantha*, Rosa Elena, Blanca Nely, Patricia Katiuska, Mariana De Jesús, Gabriela Alexandra
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Megan Hinrichsen

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